Taking the free-to-air online catch-up services head on, paybox Foxtel on Tuesday launched Foxtel Download, a legal online download service that will be free for subscribers.
NBC Universal's Spanish-language web Telemundo has bought a noncontrolling 40% stake in its Colombian partner RTI to launch RTI Prods.
Stephen King is taking another stab at the smallscreen, signing on to turn his novella "The Colorado Kid" into an hourlong series for indie studio E1 Entertainment ("Hung").
Indian post conglom Prime Focus has been quiet until now about its worldwide acquisitions, but that is about to change.
RDF Media Group has tapped senior VP Karrie Wolfe to help expand its roster of third-party acquisitions in the U.S.
FremantleMedia North America has upped Suzanne Lopez to exec VP of business and legal affairs.
Fox Intl. Prods. is set to produce and distribute its first Chinese-language pic, romantic comedy "Hot Summer Days," in collaboration with Star Television Asia and China's Huayi Bros. Media.
Thriller "Reykjavik-Rotterdam" has been tapped as Iceland's contender for a foreign-language film Oscar nomination.
The French are appealing to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton following the arrest of Roman Polanski in Switzerland with the possibility of extradition to the United States. Polanski has been a…
The state Republican convention took place in Indian Wells over the weekend, and former eBay CEO Meg Whitman, now running for governor, spent a great deal of time apologizing for having a spotty…
Hugh Dancy, Ben Whishaw and Andrea Riseborough will star in MCC Theater's Off Broadway production of well-received Brit play "The Pride."